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Pakistani female army officers awarded UN medal

Pakistani female army officers awarded UN medal

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Pakistan’s first-ever Female Engagement Team (FET) deployed in Congo with the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission has been awarded the UN Medal.

The 15 female Majors and Captains of the FET received honorary medals at a ceremony held in Adikivu in South Kivu, one of the provinces of the central African country. The contingent includes psychologists, stress counselors, vocational training officers, gender advisers, doctors, nurses, operations officers, information officers, and logistics officers.

They are Pakistan’s first-ever all-women engagement team deployed in a peacekeeping mission. As per a report by the state-run news agency, Associated Press Pakistan (APP), another group of 17 female officers will join the FET this week.


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